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forward with additions to the hotel. >> president obama's state of the union address is less than an hour away. the speech is mandated by the constitution and white house officials say it will be wide ranging. >> we are live in capitol hill, steve, what is the tone and goal for the president tonight? >> well, the tone is the question mark. good evening. he will definitely talk about north korea, and afghanistan and, jobs, immigration and guns, those are the topics, the tone we will have to wait and see. will president obama talk compromise or vow to win his way on the big issues? >> we will find out everything that i have to say tonight. >> the headline could be the obama announcement that he will bring home 34,000 u.s. forces from afghanistan, but he will warn the military could be hurt by spending cuts march 1st, the sequester. outside the capitol, protesters were protesting the cuts that would hit social services. preventing sequester cuts requires a deal on taxes and spending. that the president has called for in previous state of the union speeches. but there's still no agreement. >>
. organizers say it's important to put a face on the movement and a signal to the obama administration it is long past time to act. >> the president and the secretary of state, john kerry, both know that we can't afford to wait around on climate. we've got to do something now. we know they have the authority to do it. what we're doing is providing them with the love and support they need to do the right thing. >> the two main goals of today's demonstration is for the president to identify climate reject the proposed keystone tar sands pipeline. >>> next what john mccain says president obama is not doing that presidents before him have. >>> also, danica patrick races into the history books. what she did today that has never been done before. >>> and an artist will play his piano one final time tonight. we'll tell you about that coming up. >>> we're seeing a slightly cooler sunday compared to yesterday, which had 50s and some 60s outside right now. all locations running cooler in the last 24 hours. pu can see we've got our storm system that will lead to big changes arounded the bay area
it's raining. >>> still ahead, michelle obama as you have never seen her before the video that has gone viral after jimmy fallon's appearance. >>> and what job she has her eye on after her husband's final term in the white house. >>> 13 years ago, san jose voter as proved a bonds measure to build six new libraries and expand 14 existing branches. one of the libraries was finally open to the public. the city didn't have the money to operate and maintain it until now. hundreds came out for the baskin library ribbon cutting. community members see it as a hard-fought long awaited opening. >> we have been waiting so long for the library and gym to open. it is a wonderful location, so, yeah, we're really excited. >> three other new libraries have been moth balled. city leaders say there still isn't enough money to operate them. >>> people braved the cold in costumes to take the dip in icy water. >> more than 1,000 people took part in the polar plunge in support of the special olympics. the funds raised help provide one full season of sports instruction and competition for special olympic
of the topics president obama is expected to cover. >> they make me like a hero and i'm not a hero. >> coming up, a story that will make you bay area proud. one woman uses her personal tragedy to fulfill a lifelong dream. >>> we're enjoying a sunny finish. still seeing some temperatures close to 60 degrees. tonight we will see some patchy frost. will the seven-day forecast show any signs of rain or sierra snow? we'll take a close look at that. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. . >>> hundreds of people are meeting to discuss the city's crime problem. nbc bay's monty francis live with the story. monty? >> reporter: good evening. there is standing room only inside this theater behind me. the meeting was supposed to end at 5:00 but it is still going on now. bill bratton is not here but the man esteeming up with to review the oakland police department, rob wasserman is inside speaking. wasserman is the cheryl of the strategic policy partnership is he has a
obama is back in washington tonight, he spent the weekend in florida, he has been golfing with tiger woods. now it's back to business, but washington looked like a ghost house. the deadline looms, less than two weeks until the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. lawmakers are in their district this is week and when they return to washington they will have four days to agree on a alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say they are working toward a deal. >> the automatic spending cuts will hurt social programs and a big recreational one in san francisco. we are talking about fleet week a navy memo said that the blue angels will be grounded this summer. they perform in 30 u.s. cities each year, while the angels are one part of fleet week, they are generally the biggest draw and the key reason that a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year. >> the santa cruz community is on high alert after yesterday's violent sexual attack on a woman visiting the campus. she was beaten and raped on a wooded path at noon. she was treated at a local
michelle obama created a memorable video with jimmy fallon. i know the moves. jimmy fallon dressed up like a mom and put on the evolution of mom dancing with mrs. obama. one thing is for sure, shes that moves. >> well, coming up, a cheer leader in the national spotlight. we will show you what she did. stay with us. >> okay, when someone makes a half court shot? basketball, it's usually amazing. but this shot did not come from a player, took a look is she a cheer leader? yes. see what she just did? she like flipped around and did all sorts of stuff. it's at william carry university. she did a front hand spring. and then lobbed the ball into the basket. that is amazing. she is a 21-year-old nursing student, she has tried that shot repeatedly. it's never worked and then all of a sudden during halftime. she did it. what was that? a front hand pringle. right there. here we go. and a ball gone. that is amazing. it's impressive. >> she needs the car. she needs to win a car for that. >> and the million bucks that comes with it. >> temperatures in the low 50s. you want to take your jacket. marine c
with that splash? >>> good evening. with president obama leading the uphill charge for stricter gun laws in this country, a photo of him firing a shotgun that emerged on an otherwise quiet saturday morning is raising more than a few eyebrows. the photo of the president engaged in some sport shooting was released by the white house to answer some of his critics on the pro gun side but others
are a sports party must have. even president obama had his bings in the west wing today. the busiest day of the year for finger food establishments. wing stop pittsburgh estimates they'll go through 30 boxes of fresh chicken. that's about 1,200 pounds. they stopped taking online orders earlier this week and were completely sold out for pregame pick-ups between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. >> we about triple our business on a day like today. all the 49er championship games have been extraordinarily busy for us and this will be another one. probably even busier. >> it was some concern there might be a shortage of chicken wings due to last year's drought. that's because it drives up the cost of food for the chickens. it is not true americans will consume more than a billion wings this weekend. >> all right. the super bowl is typically the most watched television event of the year and it turns out many people use that as an excuse to get a new tv. the past several years, tv sales spiked before the super bowl. this year was no exception. especially here in niner territory. >> at least 25% more sales wh
and was returning from a visit to big bear lake. >> obama is calling for universal background checks, and limits to high capacity magazines. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> the president picked minneapolis for his news conference today, once dubbed murder opolis, because they were credited with bringing their crime rate to a 30 year low. >> as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >> after 28 years in the senate, john kerry arrived this morning at his new job at the u.s. state department. he received a warm and supportive welcome, he was quick to thank hillary clinton. he hit the ground running, speaking with leaders in the middle east, asia and mexico over the weekend. he is the 68th secretary of state but the first male secretary of state since 2005. >> sergio romo will not face charges. he was upset with tsa agents after failing to provide proper i.d. at a security check point. the charges carry the possibility of six months in jail and a thousand dollar fine, today, an aide at the clark county da's office said a screening panel decided to d
was arrested. the police say that the obama never posed a risk. the prosecution's case will need to be very detailed. >> all of the key issues in the case were lylely recorded. certainly there were wire taps involved. because of the issue of entrapment, you do not want to have the government, in effect, committing the crime. >> another key to prosecuting the case will be the suspect's mental capacity. >> he associated himself with the taliban, is that a fantasy or something he believed. those issues will be critical. >> matthew had his first court appearance this morning, he will be back in court for a bail hearing next wednesday in oakland. we are live in san jose, nbc area news. >> the affidavit in the case is full of troubling details about the bombing plot and the suspect's plan to escape to another country can. we posted the entire do you want on our website and we will have more at 6:00. >> i'm in the nbc bay area investigateive unit. a picture of the weapon that led to his 2011 arrest and why he served one year of a six-year sentence. that is coming up. >> we will see you then. big d
will urge congress to prevent automatic spending cuts that are looming next month. mr. obama will discuss reducing the nation's benefits. and as for vips, the first lady will sit with the mother of a young girl that was gunned down. and tim cook, and a nasa employee known as mohawk guy, there he is. he gained the nickname with the launch of the mars rover, curiosity. you can watch the state of the union dress tomorrow at 5:45. >> the governor of texas is making big claims, he said that the conservative state has knocked california off the perch as the nation's business leader. governor rick perry made the comments to the mercury news, this week he has meetings in san francisco, silicone valley and los angeles. he is trying to lure businesses to the sunshine state by show casing their best qualities. in the interview of course perry reportedly took shots at governor jerry brown and said, austin is posed to be the next silicone valley. and jerry brown said it was a cheap gimmick. >> a man is suing the coast guard for his pilots license. he is blamed for causing the worst oil spill in the sa
. >> the teachers and staff were honored today in an emotional white house ceremony. president obama awarded the citizen's medal. he recalled how each sacrifice, was to protect the students. >> they gave their lives to protect the children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. that is what we honor today. >> the citizens medal is the second highest honor awarded by the white house. >> the autopsy results are in and investigators are now believing that the former l.a. cop kill said himself. the sheriff's department released that information at news conference late this afternoon. investigators say that christopher dorner died from a single gun shot wound to the head. after a massive man hunt that led authorities to that cabin in big bear. he was barricaded in the cabin and refused to surrender. deputies say they were forced to deploy chemical agents into the cabin that caught on fire. >> as the fire continued to spread, it went about probably a quarter of the cabin, when it was on fire. we heard a single gun shot coming from the house. which is dif
favored by president obama and rejected by republicans. the white house is warning that government employee furloughs will hurt about everyone. governors from both sides who were gathered in d.c. for meetings today continue to point fingers. >> nobody is saying he should make these cuts but we can cut less than 3% without jeopardizing meat inspections. >> watt we have seen is more of the same. the congressional republicans move the goal post as soon as the president comes their way. he has a plan on the table that has a lot of things on the table they say they support. >> even if congress can't compromise big cuts are likely on the way. >>> former president jimmy carter was in san francisco today addressing thousands at a meeting at the commonwealth club. it was at the war memorial building. mr. carter spoke about the challenges and responsibilities facing the united states as a world super power and said the characterization of a great nation includes justice, peace, freedom, democracy, human rights and sharing wealth with each other. >> let's talk about peace. since world war ii
, they are called the sequester, and americans get to judge for themselves who is telling the truth here. the obama administration is close to running out of dire ways to warn of the consequences. the attorney general of the united states actually said today our country is going to be less safe because of these budget cuts. so, if that's the case, why doesn't it feel more urgent amid all the noise here in washington? it's where we begin tonight with our chief white house
years ago, today received a prominent place of honor in the u.s. capital. president obama and congressional leaders came together to unveil a nine foot statue of rosa parks. she was such an inspirational woman. >>> a few hours add up to a whole lot, coming up, the new reason you want a full night sleep tonight. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> a lot of issues to discuss, especially violence. mayor quan is expected to cover a variety of topics important to life and business in the city, including public safety, job creation, and economic development. it begins at 7:00 tonight. >> in health matters, how much sleep did you get last night? if you didn't get enough, being tire is not all you have to worry about. researches show that when you lose sleep, your genes be
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